Thank You for Joining Us!

Thank you for attending the 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference: Education, Empowerment and Support on May 1st! This event brought together individuals that are living with metastatic breast cancer, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals to share relevant information, practical resources and support.

Komen Wisconsin thanks our speakers, volunteers, vendors and sponsors for making the event possible.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Friday, May 1, 2020.

This Conference was designed using feedback from our partners of metastatic breast cancer committee, cancer patients, professionals and advocates. Thank you to those who participated on the planning committee and offered your ideas toward the Conference theme, features and presentation topics.


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Facebook Live of Dr. Eugene Ahn from Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Facebook live of Dr Adrian Lee from University of Pittsburgh

Agenda was as the following:

Expo and Integrative Therapy Fair opens

8:30- 8:40 am Welcome

Tammy Garcia, Board President, Susan G. Komen Wisconsin

April Dunn, Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer of Global Marketing, ManpowerGroup

8:40-9:25 am Morning Keynote: Tell Me More! What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Adrian V. Lee PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

9:30-10:15 am Breakouts: Subtypes of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breakout 1: Her2Postivie: Amanda Parkes, MD, University of Wisconsin

Breakout 2: Triple Negative: Kari Wisinski MD, University of Wisconsin

Breakout 3: Estrogen Positive: Yee Chung Cheng, MD, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

10:15-10:30 am Break

10:30-11:30 am Breakouts: Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breakout 1: Every Day Counts: Diet, Exercise and Healthy Living

Melinda Stolley, PhD, Medical College of WI and Patricia Sheean, RD, PhD, Loyola University

Lisa Arendt, DVM, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Breakout 2: What Happened To My Sex Life? Dealing with cancer’s collateral damage in the bedroom

Laura Stratte RN, BSN, CBCN, Ascension

Breakout 3: Palliative Care: What It Is, Why You Need It and How To Get It

Katherine Recka, MD, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

Breakout 4: Bone Mets

Kari Wisinski MD, University of Wisconsin

11:30-12:15 pm Lunch Buffet Open

Spend time at Expo and Integrative Therapy Fair

12:15-1:15 pm Precision Medicine for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. Why it Matters and What You Need to Know

Eugene Ahn, MD, Cancer Treatment Center of America

1:15- 2:15 pm Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Panel

Facilitator: Shirley Mertz, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Panelists: Robin Douthitt, ER+ MBC; Kathy Bryant, HER2+ MBC; Carmen Hernandez, ER+

2:30 pm Closing Remarks and Thank You

Nikki Panico, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen Wisconsin

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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